Ferment (studio album) by Catherine Wheel
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Ferment is ranked 2nd best out of 6 albums by Catherine Wheel on BestEverAlbums.com.
The best album by Catherine Wheel is Chrome which is ranked number 2605 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 600.
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Ferment track list
The tracks on this album have an average rating of 82 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).
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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.8/100, a mean average of 77.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 78.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 11.3.
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Pleasant, but not as rewarding of a listen as classics by bands such as Ride, Slowdive, or My Bloody Valentine.
I think the album starts strongly from "Texture" to "She's My Friend", followed by a slight dip and right back with "Flower To Hide". Great interplay from the two guitars and always banging bass and drums. Somehow I've only just found this gem but so happy I have - listen and enjoy
Music in this year was mostly mediocre, but this was a standout. Just a very strong, cathartic, rich sound to this record, with beautiful, slow-churning melodies. Music for the sake of music, sound for the sake of sound. Like most of shoegaze, the words mean nothing but the vocal delivery is everything.
This is their 4th best album! Really? Were they big in America or something?
I enjoyed this album a lot. It may be not as good as Loveless or Ride's Nowhere, but it's a very good shoegazing record. It's a consistent album, there is not a low point here, it's energetic, fun and dreamy at the same time. It's recommended to any shoegazing fans.
My track picks are:
'I Want to Touch You', 'Black Metallic', and 'Flower to Hide'.
Always written off as a bit of a joke and not cool enough. Maybe to do with the singer being bruce dickinsons cousin. Not sure but I always thought this was a great album. Saw them.live too very good.
Along with Curve, another ignored group
I wish I'd known about this when I was nine. I would have been the coolest kid in the fourth grade.
One of the greatest ever Shoegaze albums!
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